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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001257.txt from 1999/01

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: [kl] HELP!
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 1999 07:41:52 -0500

At 02:34 AM 1/25/99 EST, DHmorgan wrote:
>An heard an inspiring story for Sara that might help, if others on the list
>can help me fill in the blanks--
>I heard it on NPR--they were talking about a famous trumpet player in New
>Orleans--early in his career he was so bad everywhere he played everyone told
>him to give it up--he was loud, he was off key, he stank. But he loved
>playing and he kept it up--years later he became the best player in the
>country and inspired the young Louis Armstrong in his playing.
>Hopefully someone will be able to supply the name of the trumpet player!
Bunk Johnson? Buddy Bolden? Joe "King" Oliver?

Bill Hausmann
451 Old Orchard Drive
Essexville, MI 48732
ICQ UIN 4862265

If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is too loud.

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